5 Indian summer recipes

We’ve got our fingers firmly crossed that summer isn’t quite over yet! But even if the weather doesn’t hold out, at least we know there’s one surefire way to keep a little sunshine in the kitchen – with a super-fragrant, warming dish that conjures up the flavours of India.

KERALAN VEGGIE CURRY WITH POPPADOMS

Indian summer - curry

Add some sunshine to dinnertime with this vibrant, turmeric-spiked curry, packed full of cauliflower and chickpeas. The added pineapple gives the dish a lovely sweetness, too.

INDIAN-STYLE BAKED CHICKEN

Indian summer - baked chicken

The simple marinade of garam masala, cumin, smoked paprika, coriander and turmeric really turns up the dial on this baked chicken dish. Serve with flatbreads and a fresh, green salad.

INDIAN CARROT SALAD

Indian summer - carrot salad

Zingy, fresh and colourful, this shaved carrot salad works well as a refreshing side with spicy lamb dishes, or as a salad in its own right. Serve with yoghurt and a squeeze of lemon for truly tasty results!

FANTASTIC FISH TIKKA CURRY

Indian summer - fish tikka

A deliciously perfumed budget-friendly fish curry, with fluffy rice and loads of veggies. It’s a curry for all seasons – swap in your favourite veggies to suit the time of year.

AUBERGINE DAAL

Indian summer - aubergine daal

Once you master a simple daal recipe, you can explore a whole world of incredible Indian spices. This veggie recipe has a rogan josh base with added mustard seeds and curry leaves – delicious!

For more delicious Indian ideas, check out our collection of gorgeous dishes here.